Feature Teams - Advantages & Challenges
In the Continuoud Delivery (CD) world there is a new team set up emerging since couple of years. This is feature team/feature based teams and it's cross-functional co-located team which does end-to-end IT tasks like, gather requirements, analysis, design, devlopment, deploy and support. If all these done from a single location that reduces any overghead on coordination/communication.
Also, we see quicker time to market (TTM) is the business case for having these teams. Since these are colocated teams this will help in with respect to better Devops perspective where Dev + ops collaborate each other for quicker resolution of the issues. Also early involvement of the Ops with Dev teams will help further for the planning and synergy goals. In addition, team feels it's an autonomous team so motivation level is also quiet high. So it will add upto CD practices and it's benefits so it's na integral part of CD.
Of course it has few challenges as well like, project manager's posotioning, synchronisation & knowledge management, Code repository management etc.
Outline/structure of the Session
Know about featite team set up, challenges and benefits and how it integrates within CD set up
CD & Devops organisations